SENATOR NEEDLEMAN, REPRESENTATIVES MACLACHLAN AND CARNEY TO HOST COMMUNITY CONVERSATION IN WESTBROOK

Posted on March 26, 2019 by admin


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State Senator Norm Needleman (D-Westbrook) and State Representatives Jesse MacLachlan (R-Westbrook) and Devin Carney (R-Westbrook) will hold a Community Conversation event with the public on Wednesday, April 3. The event is scheduled to be held from 6:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. at Westbrook Town Hall’s Multimedia Room, located at 866 Boston Post Road in Westbrook.

Sen. Needleman and Reps. MacLachlan and Carney will discuss the state budget with members of the public, among a number of other important legislative

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Public Hearing on Forced School Regionalization – THIS FRIDAY

Posted on February 26, 2019 by admin


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Many constituents have communicated concerns over legislative proposals to force smaller school districts to regionalize into much larger ones.  On Friday, March 1st at 1:00 in Room 2E of the Legislative Office Building, the Education Committee will be holding a public hearing on this topic. The legislative proposals being heard are:

Senate Bill 457 AN ACT CONCERNING THE SIZE OF SCHOOL DISTRICTS 

Requires any school district with a student population of fewer than two thousand students to join a new

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Governor Lamont’s Tax Proposals

Posted on February 25, 2019 by admin


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VIDEO: Rep. Carney Responds to Governor Lamont’s Budget Proposal

Posted on February 25, 2019 by admin


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Rep. Devin Carney Hosts Successful Office Hours throughout the 23rd District

Posted on February 22, 2019 by admin


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As part of ongoing “Office Hour” events, State Rep. Devin Carney (R-23) met and spoke with residents of Lyme, Old Lyme, Old Saybrook and Westbrook during the months of January and February.

Rep. Carney listened to the concerns of constituents on state and local issues as the current legislative session of the General Assembly is under way. Rep. Carney was joined by Sen. Formica in Old Lyme and Old Saybrook, and by Rep. MacLachlan in Westbrook.

Many topics were discussed including the state budget,

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Important Finance Public Hearing – Wed 2/13

Posted on February 11, 2019 by admin


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As you may have heard, Senate President Martin Looney is proposing a sales tax increase for Connecticut. His bill, Senate Bill 475, would increase the Connecticut sales tax rate to 6.85 percent. According to his proposal, the additional revenue would be distributed back to the municipality where the transaction took place. Regardless of where revenue goes, this bill would raise taxes on Connecticut’s residents.

As a member of the Finance, Revenue, and Bonding Committee, which has oversight over our

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Office Hours in Old Lyme on MONDAY, FEB. 11

Posted on February 7, 2019 by admin


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I invite you to join Senator Formica and myself for our upcoming Office Hour in Old Lyme. This event is an opportunity to meet with us in a relaxed setting and discuss any legislative or local issues, including the 2019 legislative session, which convened on January 9.

This event is free and open to the public.

As always, if you would like to speak with me about a concern regarding state government, please email me at Devin.Carney@housegop.ct.gov or call 800-842-1423.

Sincerely,

Follow my legislative

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Reps. Carney, MacLachlan Supports Public-Private Partnership to Help CT Federal Workers

Posted on January 22, 2019 by admin


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State Representatives Jesse MacLachlan and Devin Carney voted in favor of a public-private partnership with Connecticut banks today that will aid Connecticut federal employees who are currently not receiving pay because of the Federal Government shutdown.

Under the bill, affected employees are eligible for up to three loans from a bank, each equal to their monthly after-tax pay, up to $5,000, less unemployment benefits. The bill prohibits interest on the loans for 270 days after the shutdown ends.

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Reps. Carney, MacLachlan Discuss Legislation at Office Hours

Posted on January 22, 2019 by admin


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State Representatives Devin Carney and Jesse MacLachlan talked with constituents at the Westbrook Public Library on Thursday night about the start of the legislative session and legislation they see being debated in the House and Senate.

“It is always helpful to hear ideas and opinions from constituents regarding issues that may arise during the legislative session,” said Rep. Carney. “Once again, I look forward to accurately representing the folks in the 23rd District on a wide variety of proposals

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Reminder: Upcoming Office Hours & Major Issues for 2019

Posted on January 15, 2019 by admin


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I invite you to join me for Office Hours in the towns of Lyme, Old Lyme, Old Saybrook and Westbrook. These events are an opportunity to meet with me in a relaxed setting and discuss any legislative or local issues, including the 2019 legislative session, which convened on January 9.

I hope to see you at my Office Hours TONIGHT in Lyme and on THURSDAY in Westbrook. Please see the schedule below for additional details.

Office Hours within the 23rd District are as follows:

Lyme Office Hours

TODAY, January

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